First Timer: Annings Legend Wins Best Young Pony at Devon 2022

By Tatum Mitchell Morgan Shortt and Annings Legend, Anning Mill Farms’ 2020 colt, took home the win for Best Young Pony at The 2022 Devon Horse Show with Charlie Brown as handler.  Shortt describes the Best...

14 Pony Stallions to Consider for Your 2022 Breeding

Take a look at these stunning pony stallions that have been featured in The Plaid Horse Magazine in 2021. A variety of Welsh and Cob stallions are offered, each with extensive records that speak...

Why Are So Many American-Owned Young Horses Growing Up Abroad?

By Nina Fedrizzi Take 100, well-bred, well-raised young horses and line them up, side by side. One of them is probably destined to be a future champion in the hunter or jumper ring, but which...

Watching and Waiting for Spanish Bunny on Foal Patrol

By Elizabeth Janoski It began a few weeks ago when I was idly flipping through YouTube channels, looking for something warm and sunny to carry me away from the below zero weather in my neck...

“He Just Takes Your Breath Away”: American Bred Mr. Manhattan

BY TORI SHEEHAN Ask what makes Mr. Manhattan spectacular, and the first answer is unanimous.  “Oh, his jumping. I mean, there’s no question about it,” says John Barker, Manhattan’s trainer. “Just a perfect hunter style.”  The German...

American Bred: Meet the “Little Rocket” That is Henrietta

BY TORI SHEEHAN Soehnke Theymann takes pride in the journey of important things. He’s worked riding, training, and developing countless horses in his career. He knows that while the process is rewarding in and of...

A Step Back in Time: Specialty Breed Divisions at the Upperville Colt & Horse...

WORDS and PHOTOS by Erin Gilmore A horse show comes with its own level of constant motion and slightly controlled chaos, but over the weekend at America’s oldest horse show, one arena was an oasis...

American Bred: Drake Steals the Show in and Out of the Ring for Dalman...

By Tori Sheehan Through magnificent waves of thick black mane, Sandra Dalman looks at an oxer three strides out. Two symmetrical ears frame her view, both pointed forward, attention fixed on the fence in front...

Watch: Appaloosa Filly Takes Her First Steps in Namibia

The final foal of the 2021 breeding season at Joseph's Dream Appaloosa Stud was born Monday, Jan. 17 at 5:00 am local time at Sandwerf Farm Namibia (Africa). By Lefkos out of Noel (Hunters...